Nepeta govaniana (Wall. ex Benth.) Benth.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Dracocephalum govanianum Wall. ex Benth.; Glechoma govaniana (Wall. ex Benth.) Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Nepeta govaniana (Wall. ex Benth.) Benth.
  • Common name : Yellow Catmint, Yellow Catnip
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Grows in humus-rich soils; 2400 - 3300 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : Aromatic and sticky herb
  • Key identification features : Verticillasters forming loose panicles; peduncle more than 3 cm in length; two lips of corolla equal
  • Flower, Fruit : June-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
  • Native : Pakistan, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Pakistan to West Himalaya
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 200
    • Hassan T., Dar G. H. & Khuroo A. A., (2011). TAXONOMIC STATUS OF GENUS NEPETA L. (LAMIACEAE) IN KASHMIR HIMALAYA, INDIA. IRAN. J. BOT. 17 (2)
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Nepeta govaniana. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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